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Bill Cosby On Prejudice

by KCET-TV

Published 1971


Presents black comedian Bill Cosby appearing in white make-up and green eye shadow in a special that discusses bigotry. Shows Cosby assuming the role of a super-bigot, and employing all the stereotype prejudices in his monologue.

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Producer KCET-TV
Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: Spuzz - - July 26, 2015
Subject: Those Guys who give out Quaaludes for sex? Get rid of em.
Interesting monologue by Cosby about prejudice and bigotry that's a bit long winded and heavy handed, but interesting just the same, especially nowadays with his notoriety. Not too sure about that makeup job and those "daring" special effects.
Reviewer: DVAW - - August 20, 2013
Subject: Great to see this film again
The last time I saw this film was back around 1979 when I was in a high school history class. I still recall students laughing initially at the racial stereotypes, and then gradually becoming quiet as they became increasingly embarrassed. I thought then, and I think now, that the simplicity and directness of this film makes it work. However, I am not sure how I feel about the "punchline" at the end. It has been terrific to see this film again. It has lost none of its punch.
Reviewer: Meatpies - - August 23, 2012
Subject: Had to share this on Facebook
He had me hooked from the first sentence. What a brilliant piece of work! Absolutely loved it. Thank you, uploader!
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